Archive for January 11th, 2017

Cultural policy to protect vanishing heritage

Cultural policy to protect vanishing heritage

| 11/01/2017 | 48 Comments

(CNS): One of the driving forces behind the government’s push to adopt a formal cultural policy has been the increased community awareness that many of Cayman’s traditions, arts, crafts and heritage are disappearing. With the beginning of a public consultation period on a proposed policy document, government officials have pointed out that the country needs […]

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Booby meets sad end at Turtle Centre

Booby meets sad end at Turtle Centre

| 11/01/2017 | 21 Comments

(CNS): A red-footed booby bird rescued by wildlife volunteers in the UK when it turned up on a pebble beach along the south coast of England and returned to the Cayman Islands just before Christmas has died. Named ‘Norman’ by his rescuers, the bird was believed to have lost his way during migration and ended […]

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Road blocked by collision during commuter hour

Road blocked by collision during commuter hour

| 11/01/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Officers from the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit were out on the roads again this morning dealing with another traffic collision. At around 8:15am a brown Honda CRV and a Ford Explorer crashed near to the Southern Skies Apartments along South Sound Road. Although no one involved in the smash was injured, the collision caused […]

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Bill outlaws CIG board conflicts

Bill outlaws CIG board conflicts

| 11/01/2017 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Public Authorities Bill, 2016, which is expected to go before legislators over the next few weeks when parliament meets for the last time before the General Election, will, if passed, outlaw conflicts of interest for board members. The new legislation will standardise statutory authorities and government companies (SAGCs), create a level playing field […]

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